What is UDL?

“UDL is an educational framework based on decades of neuroscience research and is endorsed by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This framework is being adopted by teachers, schools, and districts around the globe and is considered best practice for teaching ALL students in an inclusive learning environment. UDL empowers both teachers and students by putting students in charge of their own learning.”

UDL Lesson Plan Template

“UDL lesson plans consider four curriculum components, which make up a complete learning
experience. Educators have many options and choices for how to format their lesson design.
Below is only one example. Regardless of the format you use, all UDL lesson plans consider
goals, methods, materials, and assessments. You will notice that in the sample below, you
design the lesson by first considering goals, and then designing assessments before considering
methods and materials. This backwards design relates to the Understanding by Design (UbD)
framework. Using UDL and UbD together ensures that the backwards design of curriculum
meets the needs of all learners.”

The One-Week Job Project

“What makes you come alive? The One-Week Job Project was created by Sean Aiken who worked 52 jobs in 52 weeks to discover his passion.”

Distance Learning and Assessments

A website containing apps, tools, and subject-specific tips to evaluate and assess students online. A website available courtesy of Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board.

The Inclusive Virtual Classroom

“A “grab and go” resource requiring minimal reading and/or viewing of videos. We have summarized the main points of all the research-based resources that are referenced in the Inclusive Virtual Classroom, saving you this work!”.  A site built by Heather Moores and Heather Scott.

UP Skills for Work

“UP Skills for Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops and downloadable workbooks. The nine topics covered are: Motivation, Attitude, Accountability, Presentation, Teamwork, Time Management, Adaptability, Stress Management, and Confidence.”

McGill University’s Career Planning Service: How-to Guides

“The following comprehensive guides have been developed to help you during the job search process. You are encouraged to consult them as you write your CV or cover letter, prepare for an interview, job fairs.”

A Periodic Table of Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Activities

“This resource is a PDF with a simple interactive twist. Once you download it, you then simply hover your cursor over each “element” to see the suggested activity pop up. Each box presents a suggestion for an activity that you can either use as-is or create your own variation. We have also included the suggested activity lists for each stage of Bloom’s Taxonomy.” For more information visit: https://wabisabilearning.com/blogs/literacy-numeracy/blooms-taxonomy-periodic-table

Open School

“a school that connects you with your world, your educational institution, your community and a whole universe of possibilities!” by the Minister of Education and Higher Education

ALDI Initiative (Advancing Learning in Differentiation and Inclusion)

“Created in 2005 to assist the ten English school boards in Québec to provide support and professional development for resource teachers in the province. The project also included the professional development needs of classroom teachers with regards to a collaborative school-based resource team approach.”

Centre of Excellence for Speech & Language Development

“A provincial service designed to offer support and expertise in the areas of Communication, Speech, Language, Literacy, and Social Communication skills, herein providing evidence-based practices to school-teams in order to enable students who present with speech and language difficulties the opportunity to reach their unique potential.”

The Centre of Excellence PIM: Physically, Intellectually and Multi-Challenged

“The Centre of Excellence PIM supports all English School Boards in Quebec by sharing best practice research to school and school board personnel in the education of students with physical and intellectual disabilities. Our philosophy is that all individuals, regardless of their disabilities, have potential for growth and self-fulfillment when provided with opportunities to increase self- esteem, gain independence, and engage in positive social relationships at home, school and within the community.”

The Centre of Excellence for Mental Health

“Mental health is more than the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health in schools aims to encourage a healthy mindset within our students and staff by promoting practices to increase overall psychological, emotional and physical health and well-being.”

Shapes of Mind: The Inclusive Schools Network Quebec

“Shapes of Mind is the website of the Inclusive Schools Network (ISN), one of six Centres for Excellence of the Inclusive Education Service.  ISN helps Quebec’s English School Boards to develop effective service frameworks for today’s inclusive schools, offering information, professional development, and complementary classroom resources.”

Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Management (CEBM)

“The CEBM aims to enable boards and their staff to find developmentally friendly and trauma informed interventions that are effective in helping students who are struggling with behavioural challenges in the school setting.”

Centre of Excellence: Autism Spectrum Disorder

“Designated as a Centre of Excellence within the province, our mandate is to assist schools in the implementation of best practices for the inclusion of students with ASD and serve as a resource to the other English school boards in Quebec. “

UFLI Virtual Teaching Resource Hub: Instructional Activities for Decoding and Encoding and Word Work

“All of the [virtual] activities in this section are designed to provide students with practice that will make them stronger word readers.  Strong word reading is necessary for strong comprehension.”

Minecraft and PBL

“In this session, you’ll learn how to design PBL experiences in virtual worlds like Minecraft: Education Edition. Participants will also experience PBL lesson-based design opportunities.”

Video Read-Along Storybooks from The Canadian Center for Child Protection

“These videos can help parents/guardians talk with their children about safety — from understanding feelings, safe vs unsafe secrets, and instincts — identifying and responding to unsafe situations, to online safety — it’s all here and it’s free to access.”

Parenting Tweens and Teens in the Digital World

“This PDF includes information on current trends and online risks to support parents/guardians in their ongoing safety discussions with their tweens and teens.”

How false news can spread – Noah Tavlin

“Dive into the phenomenon known as circular reporting and how it contributes to the spread of false news and misinformation.”

How Teens Deal with the Spread of Misinformation

“Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL).”

5 tips to improve your critical thinking – Samantha Agoos

“Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking. Samantha Agoos describes a 5-step process that may help you with any number of problems. Lesson by Samantha Agoos, animation by Nick Hilditch.”

Knowledge Quest

Learn about educational escape rooms and how they are connected to the Inquiry Process. A PPT from the 2017-2018 LCEEQ, which contains great escape room resources for educators.

What is Project-Based Learning?

“Are you new to project-based learning (PBL)? Or a little fuzzy about what it is? Watch Suzie Boss, Education Writer and Project-Based Learning Consultant, introduce: What PBL is.” by Common Sense Education

Bill 56: An Act to Prevent and Stop Bullying and Violence in Schools

Information on Bill 56 from the Ministère de l’Éducation and Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur.

CS First by Google for Education

“A free computer science curriculum that makes coding easy to teach and fun to learn.”

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